Seaside Soiree\\nTake inspiration from the sand and the sea for a chic beach reception.\\n__Sand Castle__\\n\\nDelicate details make this sweet seashell cake sophisticated. The use of a single, neutral shade means it looks lovely with any decor. Three-tiered vanilla cake with tiramisu and buttercream fillings, covered in ivory fondant and adorned with handcrafted gumpaste seashells, serves 116, $1,160, by Anna Carreiro for Scrumptions, Inc., East Greenwich, RI, [scrumptions.com](http://www.scrumptions.com/).\\n__Pearl Strands__\\n\\nThese wire-strung pearl flowers look like bits of seashells and can be shaped into beautiful bursting formations. Napkin ring with pearl flowers, $10, from Frances Stoia Home, 516-897-8440.\\n__Sea Salt__\\n\\nTreat your 'maids to a spa experience at home. This scented bath salt includes a shell for scooping it into the tub. \\"Spider Lily\\" India Hicks Island Living bath salt, $30, from Crabtree & Evelyn, [crabtree-evelyn.com](http://www.crabtree-evelyn.com/).\\n__Beachy Trinkets__\\n\\nUse these escort-card olders at your reception, then let guests take them home to display snapshots. \\"Neptune\\" card holders, $16.25 for set of six, from Two's Company, 800-896-7266\\\\. \\"Kristyn & Asbel\\" flamingo escort card, $530 for 100, from Ceci New York, [cecinewyork.com](http://www.cecinewyork.com/).\\n__Beach Blooms__\\n\\nWhite coral blends in with this arrangement's all white flowers, and it adds texture, too. The glow of the candles makes the shape of the blossoms and the porous coral even more striking as evening falls. Centerpiece of white coral, cattleya orchids, sweet pea, Tibet roses and candlesticks with floating candles, $300, from Belle Fleur, NYC, [bellefleurny.com](http://www.bellefleurny.com/).\\n__Shore Picks__\\n\\nHighlight your wedding theme in unexpected places throughout the event. Toothpicks topped with tiny shells are a great addition to cocktail-hour hors d'oeuvres. Shell tooth-picks, $20 for 100 plus holder, from Sherry Sells Seashells, [sherrysellsseashells.com](http://www.sherrysellsseashells.com/).\\n__Sea Notes__\\n\\nNotecards with marine prints tie in perfectly with your wedding decor, so they're ideal for writing thank-yous. \\"Shells\\" and \\"Coral\\" book boxes with 20 assorted cards and envelopes, $20 each, from Dodds & Eder, 516-944-4412.\\n__Sundowners__\\n\\nFor a twist on traditional toasting flutes, you and your groom can sip from these gorgeous glasses at your cocktail hour. \\"Atlantis\\" cocktail glasses, $110 each, from Artel, [etabletop.com](http://www.etabletop.com/). Beach stone tile, $5 for set of four, from Design Ideas.\\n__Beach Sweets__\\n\\nSugary Shells are perfect treats to include in welcome baskets. White chocolate mint periwinkles and angel wings, $8-$16 for 12 (box not included), from Sugar Marsh Cottage, 404-228-0068.